Bowling green marsh

Watched from 16:00 till 19:45

The 5 Ruff ( 3 males and 2 females ) showed very well in front of the hide, 269+ dunlin, 3 bar tailed godwit, 2 redshank, 5+ greenshanks, 100+ black tailed godwits, 30+ whimbrel, 12+ curlew, 2 oystercatchers, 58+ shelduck, 1 tufted duck, 2 wigeon, a big arrival of reed warblers and sedge warblers around the marsh and an increase in blackcaps, 2 sparrowhawks, 4 buzzards.

from the goatwalk 2 common terns 

topsham quay while waiting for the bus 11 sandwich terns flew north up river

Posted May 6th, 2016 at 10:38 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News